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January 22,
5:00 PM
Kickoff Event:
Night at the Aviation Museum

Enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres during a presentation about the history of Sioux City’s airfields.
Mid America Museum of
Aviation and Transportation

2600 Expedition Court
Sioux City, IA
January 24,
2:00 PM
“Nebraska Spirit:
The North Platte Canteen”

Presentation by Charlotte Endorf about the legendary railroad depot that touched the lives of more than six million World War II soldiers.
South Sioux City Public Library
1615 1st Avenue
South Sioux City, NE
February 2,
10:00 AM
Book Discussion: Open Book Club
Discussion of Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand.
Sioux City Public Library,
Perry Creek Branch

2912 Hamilton Boulevard
Sioux City, IA
February 2,
5:00 PM
Book Discussion: Open Book Club
Discussion of Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand.
Sioux City Public Library,
Morningside Branch

4005 Morningside Avenue
Sioux City, IA
February 5,
10:00 AM
Book Discussion: Siouxland Center for Active Generations
Discussion of Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand. (members only)
Siouxland Center
for Active Generations

313 Cook Street
Sioux City, IA
February 7,
2:00 PM
“Iowa’s Own Monuments Man: George Stout”
A presentation by Winterset Public Library Director Nancy Trask on a serviceman who protected Europe’s art during World War II.
Sioux City Public Library,
Wilbur Aalfs (Main) Library

529 Pierce Street
Sioux City, IA
February 12,
7:00 PM
Film Series Kickoff:
The Fighting Sullivans (1944)

Five Irish-American brothers who grew up in Iowa serve in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
UPS Auditorium, Lincoln Center
Morningside College
3627 Peters Avenue
Sioux City, IA
February 17,
5:30 PM
Film Series: The Monuments Men (2014)
The Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives program saves art from Nazi destruction during World War II.
Sioux City Public Library,
Wilbur Aalfs (Main) Library

529 Pierce Street
Sioux City, IA
February 19,
12:00 PM
History at High Noon:
Photographic Presentation on Sioux City’s Wartime Efforts
Sioux City Public Museum
607 4th Street
Sioux City, IA
February 23,
3:00 PM
Read-alike Book Discussion:
The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
Cover to Cover Book Club
South Sioux City Public Library
1615 1st Avenue
South Sioux City, NE
February 24,
2:00 PM
Book Discussion:
The Pointe at Sunrise

Discussion of Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand.
The Pointe at Sunrise
36 Eastview Drive
Sioux City, IA
February 28,
10:00 AM
Book Discussion: Sioux City Public Museum
Discussion of Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand.
Sioux City Public Museum
607 4th Street
Sioux City, IA
March 1,
2:00 PM
Film Series: The Tuskegee Airmen (1995)
The story of the first African American combat pilots in the United States Army Air Corps.
Sioux City Public Library,
Wilbur Aalfs (Main) Library

529 Pierce Street
Sioux City, IA
March 5,
6:00 PM
Book Discussion: North Sioux City Community Library
Discussion of Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand.
North Sioux City
Community Library

601 River Drive
North Sioux City, SD
March 9,
3:00 PM
Book Discussion: Regency Square Care Center
Discussion of Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand.
Regency Square Care Center
3501 Dakota Avenue
South Sioux City, NE
March 16,
11:45 AM
Book Discussion: Lifelong Learning Book Club
Discussion of Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand.
Fee: $8
(includes lunch)
Lifelong Learning Book Club
Western Iowa Tech
Community College

Wells Fargo Room L110
4647 Stone Avenue
Sioux City, IA
March 17,
6:30 PM
Film Series: They Were Expendable (1945)
U.S. sailors prove the effectiveness of the new, highly maneuverable PT boats in the Battle of the Philippines during the early days of World War II.
South Sioux City Public Library
1615 1st Avenue
South Sioux City, NE
March 18,
7:00 PM
Book Discussion: Panera Bread
Discussion of Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand.
Panera Bread
1908 Hamilton Boulevard
Sioux City, IA
March 19,
7:00 PM
Film Series: One Foot in Heaven (1941)
The story of a Methodist minister and his family who move between various parishes, including one in rural Iowa.
Grace United Methodist Church
1735 Morningside Avenue
Sioux City, IA
March 21,
2:00 PM
“Camp Algona”
A presentation by Jerry Yocum on the historical World War II POW camp in Algona, Iowa.
Sioux City Public Library, Wilbur Aalfs (Main) Library
529 Pierce Street
Sioux City, IA
March 23,
1:30 PM
Book Discussion: Whispering Creek Active Retirement Community
Discussion of Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand.
Whispering Creek Active Retirement Community
2609 Nicklaus Boulevard
Sioux City, IA
March 24,
1:00 PM
Book Discussion: Emeritus at North Park
Discussion of Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand.
Emeritus at North Park
2562 Pierce Street
Sioux City, IA
March 26,
10:30 AM
Coffee & Conversation: Russ Gifford on the 1936 Olympics Western Iowa Tech
Community College

Entrance 11, Room L416/L417
Sioux City, IA
March 31,
1:30 PM
Film Series: On the Town (1949)
Three sailors enjoy 24 hours of shore leave in New York City.
Lifelong Learning Center,
Western Iowa Tech Community College

Entrance 14, Cargill Auditorium
4647 Stone Avenue
Sioux City, IA
April 4,
10:00 AM
Read-alike Book Discussion: In Harm’s Way by Doug Stanton Sioux City Public Library,
Wilbur Aalfs (Main) Library

529 Pierce Street
Sioux City, IA
April 12,
2:00 PM
Finale Concert
World War II-era music performed by Play It Forward, followed by coffee and cookies.
Betty Strong Encounter Center
900 Larsen Park Road
Sioux City, IA

 

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